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Maps and Directions to APL-UW  

APL-UW staff work in five (5) buildings on the University of Washington campus. Written driving directions are given to Henderson Hall. Map-based directions are provided for Henderson Hall and for driving /walking routes between Henderson Hall and other APL-UW facilities.

Henderson Hall   Map to Henderson Hall  

Street address:

Applied Physics Laboratory

University of Washington

1013 NE 40th Street

Seattle, WA 98105

Via Northbound I-5 (from Sea-Tac Airport)

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) is the nearest airport to the Applied Physics Laboratory.

  • From the airport, drive north on I-5
  • At the NE 45th St. exit, turn right (east)
  • Follow NE 45th St. to University Way NE, turn right (south)
  • Follow University Way NE to NE 40th St., turn right (west) onto Lincoln Way (at this intersection on the west side of the street, is a small sign labeled ‘University of Washington West Campus’)
  • At the first street, turn left (south) and drive one short block
  • Turn right (west)
  • At the first or third driveway turn right into the APL-UW parking lot

Via Southbound I-5

  • At the NE 45th St. exit, turn left (east)
  • Follow NE 45th St. to University Way NE, turn right (south)
  • Follow University Way NE to NE 40th St., turn right (west) onto Lincoln Way (at this intersection on the west side of the street, is a small sign labeled ‘University of Washington West Campus’)
  • At the first street, turn left (south) and drive one short block
  • Turn right (west)
  • At the first or third driveway turn right into the APL-UW parking lot

From Downtown Seattle

The University Bridge connects downtown Seattle to the University of Washington.

  • From downtown Seattle, take Eastlake Ave. East, heading northbound
  • At the exit for Campus Parkway, turn right
  • Follow Campus Parkway to Brooklyn Ave., turn right
  • Follow Brooklyn Ave. NE to NE 40th St., turn right (west) onto Lincoln Way (at this intersection on the west side of the street, is a small sign labeled ‘University of Washington West Campus’)
  • At the first street, turn left (south) and drive one short block
  • Turn right (west)
  • At the first or third driveway turn right into the APL-UW parking lot

Parking at Henderson Hall

Self-serve pay machines and parking spaces on the east side of the lot in front of Henderson Hall (W10) are available for APL-UW visitors. The automated pay station is located in the NE corner of the lot. Parking is $3/hr (credit cards and coins only) with no limit on the number hours you may park. Vehicles parked in any other parking spaces in W10 will be subject to a citation.

Additional self-serve pay parking locations ($3/hr) on West Campus are found here:
W10 - off of Cowlitz Road south of Maple Hall
W12 - between Brooklyn Avenue NE and University Way NE south of NE 40th Street
W27 - garage off of 15th Avenue NE, in the former University Transportation Center attached to the Portage Bay Garage
W46 - in the UW Tower Garage off of 12th Avenue NE
W51 - in the Roosevelt Commons garage off of 11th Avenue NE

Visitors may also purchase parking from the UW gatehouse located at 15th Ave. and Stevens Way. The parking specialist will assign you to the lot closest to your destination. Please ask about disability parking and building access information if needed. Gatehouse permits are sold via a pay-on-entry system. When you purchase a permit at a gatehouse, you’ll be asked how long you will be on campus, and you will pay for that amount of time in advance. Your permit will show an expiration time. After that time, the vehicle will be subject to a citation.

Between 6 am and 4 pm on weekdays, gatehouse permits are sold at a rate of $3/hr ($2 for the first 30 minutes) and a maximum of $15/day. Beginning at 4 pm, permits are sold at a flat rate of $5 for night parking. A flat weekend rate of $5 is charged for parking on Saturdays from 7 am to noon.

Campus parking may be paid with cash or a Visa/MasterCard. Complimentary parking is available on weekdays from 9 pm until 6 am, and on weekends from noon on Saturdays until 6 am Monday mornings in unrestricted lots. Parking is also complimentary on state holidays in unrestricted lots. Please adhere to all posted restrictions.

Driving directions to Henderson Hall; yellow indicates the five (5) APL-UW buildings

Benjamin Hall Building   Map: Henderson Hall to Benjamin Hall Building  

Street address:

Benjamin Hall Interdisciplinary Research Building

University of Washington

616 NE Northlake Place

Seattle, WA 98105

Parking

Two-hour street parking is available along NE Northlake Way and the surrounding area.

Directions from Henderson Hall to Benjamin Hall Interdisciplinary Research Building

909 Boat Street   Map: Henderson Hall to 909 Boat Street  

Parking

Limited parking is available for visitors conducting business with APL-UW staff in a garage under 909 Boat Street.

Visitors must contact Karen Parrish (kparrish@apl.washington.edu/206-543-1311) to make a reservation and to gain access to the secured garage at 909 Boat Street.

Directions from Henderson Hall to 909 Boat Street Building

Oceanography and Portage Bay Buildings   Map: Henderson Hall to Oceanography and Portage Bay Buildings  

Parking

Visitors may purchase a parking permit from the UW Gatehouse #6 on Columbia Road. The parking specialist will assign you to the lot closest to your destination. Please ask about disability parking and building access information if needed.

Gatehouse Hours:
6:00 am – 9:00 pm, M – F
7:00 am – 12:00 pm, Sat

The parking attendant will assign you to a lot as close to your destination as possible based on availability at time of purchase. Please ask about disability parking and building access, if needed.

The daily permit is available for purchase from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm for $15.00. Refunds are granted as follows:
0 – 30 min. = $13.00
30 min – 1 hr. = $12.00
1 – 2 hr. = $9.00
2 – 3 hr. = $6.00
3 – 4 hr. = $3.00
4+ hr. = $0.00

Directions from Henderson Hall to Oceanography and Portage Bay Buildings

Hotels nearest APL-UW:

Hotel Deca Hotel Deca Watertown Watertown

Street address:

4507 Brooklyn Ave. NE

Seattle, WA 98105

Toll Free: 1-800-899-0251

Direct: 206-634-2000

reservations@hoteldeca.com

Directions

Hotel Deca (formerly the University Tower Hotel) is easily accessible from I-5

  • At the NE 45th St. exit, turn east onto NE 45th
  • Turn left on Brooklyn Ave. NE
  • The hotel parking lot is immediately on your left

Street address:

4242 Roosevelt Way NE

Seattle, WA 98105

Toll Free: 1-866-866-7977

Direct: 206-826-4242

info@watertownseattle.com

Directions

Watertown is easily accessible from I-5

  • At the NE 45th St. exit, turn east onto NE 45th
  • Turn right on Roosevelt Ave. NE
  • Watertown is 2 blocks south on your left
University Inn University Inn Residence Inn Residence Inn

Street address:

4140 Roosevelt Way NE

Seattle, WA 98105

Toll Free: 1-866-866-7977

Direct: 206-632-5055

info@universityinnseattle.com

Directions

University Inn is easily accessible from I-5

  • At the NE 45th St. exit, turn east onto NE 45th
  • Turn right on Roosevelt Ave. NE
  • The Inn is 3 blocks south on your left

Street address:

4501 12th Avenue NE

Seattle, WA 98105

Direct: 206-322-8887

Directions

Residence Inn is easily accessible from I-5

  • At the NE 45th St. exit, turn east onto NE 45th
  • Turn left on 12th Ave. NE
  • The Inn is at the corner of NE 45th and 12th NE
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